On Friday, President Donald Trump announced that he and congressional leaders made a deal to fund and open the government for three weeks, bring the country’s longest government shutdown on record to an end. The continuing resolution proposed by lawmakers will reopen nine unfunded U.S. Government departments just as around 800,000 federal workers missed their […]
Another week has come and gone. Today, many federal workers will go without a paycheck for the second time. In honor of that, we’re changing up our usual style for the Progressive’s Weekend and highlighting businesses that are offering freebies to those who are working (or not) without pay. Food Emeril: Emeril Lagasse’s NOLA Restaurant in […]
In the photos, Ertel is in blackface and drag, wearing a New Orleans Saints bandanna and a purple t-shirt proclaiming “Katrina Victim”.
The Republican-controlled Senate failed to pass President Trump’s “compromise” proposal in a vote on Thursday.
On Thursday, Mayor LaToya Cantrell issued a statement praising the New Orleans Saints for their outstanding performance during the 2018 NFL season.
At the NOLA City Council meeting with a focus on short term rentals, a surprising moment occurred when former congressional candidate Belden Batiste spoke.
New Orleans will waive any late fees on property tax bills for federal workers furloughed by the ongoing government shutdown.
According to Wikipedia, the job of the press secretary is to, “interact with the media, and deal with the White House press corps on a daily basis, generally in a press briefing.” On Tuesday, President Donald Trump admitted to telling his press secretary “not to bother” with all that. “The reason Sarah Sanders does not […]
On Tuesday, the Supreme Court voted 5-4 to grant a request from the Trump administration to allow it to temporarily enforce restrictions on transgender people serving in the United States military, though they did not agree to review the legality of the new policy. Justices Ruther Bader Ginsburg, Stephen G. Breyer, Sonia Sotomayor, and Elena Kagan […]
In his second address, Trump brought some new offers to the table in order to get the $5.7 billion that he is requesting for his border wall.
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